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...... _ Serred By Leased Wire* Wilmington and vicinity: Partly cloudy * 'liehtl.v cooler today; Wednesday mostly ASSOCIATED PRESS 1 !,* With mild temperatures and scatter- and the ed thundershowers. UNITED PRESS W. h Complete Coverage of State and National News WILMINGTON, N. C., TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1947 ““ " isTABLIsilEDliTr (rash Kills (any Persons I ^rmy Transport Plunges jnto Crowd At Buenos Aires Air Show BUENOS AIRES, July 21—<U.R>— . ft 17 persons were killed and injured today when a four :'o'o’*ed Argentine Army trans n‘,j crashed into a large crowd p0'hered at Palomar Air base for ^military show, the Aviation dc nj-urent announced tonight. Both the opposition newspaper T, prensa and the Peronist Cgov rn,nent) afternooner La Epoca ' nortec that 40 persons were kill rd a-d others were critically bum *d j^a Epoca said several were not. Ixpected to live. La Epoca reported the only sur :vor among the occupants of the mane was the pilot, a Lieut. Re>. *:d0 was said to have leaped from the ship when he saw it was going . .rash Three children in the !0 ' cath of the plane were run down killed instantaneously, the newspaper said. According to the version carried bv the semi-official Epoca, gaso il in the transport’s tanks came coiitact with a high tension elftc tr;c wjve and exploded after the .Vane snapped a pole on a power line along (he edge of the field Newsmen seeking to determine the full extent of disaster were hampered by military restrictions imposed bv Air Base authorities immediately after the accident Reporters were not allowed closer than 200 yards to the scene of the accident. Police said all 16 persons aooard the plane "between four and nine ipectators” were killed and that •■many” injured were rushed to two hospitals, one of them the air base hospital a short distance from the scene of the crash. The plane, an American-built Douglas DC 4 crashed as it was, taking off to join a 200-plane demonstration flight. It was un atUe to gain altitude, struck tele phone wires at the edge of the base and smashed onto the highway running alongside Palo mar. It struck a car and burst irto flames as it ploughed into specta tors lined along the highway. JUDGE CONTINUES i 10 COURT CASES Trial Oi “Cat Man” Due To Get Underway At Courthouse Today Trials were lined up for tire week yesterday when Judge Leo Carr in Superior Court continued 10 cases upon the suggestion of Solicitor Clifton Moore. The trial of Cordell Williams, Negro dubbed by the police as "The Cat Man” after they cfearg td him with burglary by noiseless ly entering Wilmington dwellings last spring for burglary, was set lor today. Continued was the case of Leon “Scooper” Gause, charged with tr.iirder as the result of the shoot ing of a man in New Brunswick county. Gause was convicted once but the Supreme Court order ed a retrial. Gause is seriously ill in a hospital, Solicitor Moore explained. Case Continued Leonard Gilman, facing two charges of passing worthless ciiecks, had his case continued afier the solicitor said the man was in Washington, D. C., and pos sibly arrangements can be made | in settling the case in an effort to save the county expense. A bad check charge against J T Curtis, also was continued and • capais ordered for his appre hension. Like charges against M. Christopher were continued. The man is in South Carolina, the solicitor declared, and extradi tion proceeding^ are pending. Earl W. Brown, charged with assault with intent to kill and dis orderly conduct, no longer is in the United States. His case was continued. In other states are George W Jeffery, charged with non-sup port, and Edgar Renfrow with Passing a bad check. The case of James W. McKenzie, a marine, was transferred to juvenile court. Jk was charged with larceny. f vo other cases were continued Pending the outcome of other charges against the defendants. The Weather FORECAST: 8outih Carolina—Mostly lair Tuesday * ' Wednesday, except scattered ihun ershowers coastal area* slightly cooler ;.on!: Tuesday, not much change Wednesday. ^ort'1 Carolina—Partly cloudy with •'l-a*.tered thundershowers East and slight • coo er interior Tuesday. Wednesday v.Uh mild tempe atures except "U.ered thundershowers coastal area. Eastern Standard Time) ,Ry U. S. Weather Bureau) ‘Worolcgical data for the 24 hours 11 ,nS 7:30 p. m. yesterday. o temperatures 76 V.® ir’- 74I 7:30 a. m. 75; 1:30 p. m. ' ’ 30 p m. 78; Maximum 81; Mini "m 72: Wean 76; Normal 79. , HUMIDITY # ;° a m. 92; 7:30 a. m. 88; 3:30 p. m. '• ‘ 30 P- m. 85. PRECIPITATION l ..° a for 24 hours ending 7:C0 p. m. ■‘S' inches »«,. ’ *ince the first of the month **2 inches. TIDES FOR TODAY \i sroiJJ Mie Tide Tables published by ( oast and Geodetic Survey). w . HIGH LOW - 12:56 a.m. 8:06 a.m. Afa,„ . 1:24 p.m. 8:26 p.m. ;; ooro Inlet _ 11:25 a.m. 5:02 a.m. ^ _ 11:38 p.m. 5:20 p.m. loV e 3:16; Sunset 7:21; Moonrise ' p- Moon set 10:47p. ,1 Mage at Fayetteville, N. C. at j ^ Monday 9.9 feet. 0r* WEATHER Oa f»afe Tv* THIS PEACEFUL AREA on the shores of Lake r. ' the junction of the Greek, Yugoslav and Albanian borders? on become the scene of battle. It is reported that regulX; V;my units are trying to effect a pincer movement on^y'x /Jr orces near this spot. (International).. 'o' 4%r »N» . -- Millers Report “Honeymov,!iing” REGRET EXPRESSED Regret on the leaving of Col. B. C. Snow, in charge of the Wilmington office of United States Army Engineers, was ex pressed yesterday by the New Hanover county commissioners. Upon motion of Commissioner Harry Gardner, the commis sioners passed a resolution and ordered it sent to Colonel Snow who soon will leave for his new station in Guam. The resolution declared that the Colonel has been of great service to Wilmington and that his transfer will be a loss to this community. BOARD EQUIPPING TECHNICAL UNITS Preliminary Registration At College Will Open On Thursday The Board of Education of New Hanover County, is equipping a technical branch at the high school and at Bluethenthal Airport for various fields of training, it was announced yesterday. The schools, for which prelim inary registration will be held on Thursday ard Friday at the high school, will include laboratories, one of which is now on display at building T-801 Bluethenthal Air port. George West, with the assistance of Malcolm McLeod and James N. Myers, will register technical students and discuss the types of See BOARD On Page Two Robeson Sheriff Believes Couple Reunited On Beach Vacation LUMBERTON, July 21 — A young Robeson county merchant and his wife, who is charged with hiring a Negro farm hand to kill him, are missing irom their re spective homes, it was learned here this afternoon and they may be at a beach resort on a second “honeymoon”, according to sher iff Willis C. Britt of Robeson coun ty. David Miller, 28-year-old store operator of near Rowland and his pretty wife, Mrs. Mary Edna Cur rir. Miller, reportedly have been reunited and are vacationing at Carolina Beach, Wrightsville Eeach, Crescent Beach or Myrtle Beach, according to usually reli able sources. Young Miller was shot by Fred Wiggans, Negro farm worker, as he lay asleep in his home about 6 o’clock in the morning of May 11. The Negro, ir. his confession to Robeson county officers, said Mrs, Miller asked him to shoot her husband and make 11 it look like a suicide”, Wiggans plead guilty to a charge of assault with intent to kill and was sentenced to 12 months, in state prison at the June term of Robeson Superior Court. Mrs. Miller was arrested and, according to Robeson county of ficers, confessed that she had hired Wiggins to kill her husband because she was in love with a young ex-sailor, Garland Cottrell, a tenant farmer on her father’s farm, near Rowland. Youth Questioned Cottrell, when questioned by re porters of the Wilmington Morn ing Star denied he had any rela tions with Mrs. Miller and said See MILLERS On Page Two Injured Lad Awaits Day To Fish With His Dad ST. LOUIS, July 21 — (J) — j ■‘Daddy and I are going fishing when I get out cf here,” seven year-old Donald Dunlap, swathed i;i bandages but smiling, told visi tors at his hospital bedside today. The tousle-halred lad, recover ing from serious burns, maintain ed a cheerful mien even though he knows that his three younger sisters are dead and his mother confined to a mental institution. His sisters burned to death when sleeping members of the family were splashed with gasoline and then set afire at their tenant farm home in Southeast Missouri a week ago. Donald was rescued by his father, but both of them were gravely burned. Mrs. Dunlap was adjudged in sane after authorities said she ad See INJURED on Page Two GASOLINE BLAST TAKES TWO LIVES Five Others Seriously Burned, Seven Buildings Leveled By Flame MINOT, N. D., July 21 —tfP)— Two persons were fatally burned, five others seriously burned, and at least nine business establish ments destroyed in a spectacular fire hers today. Firemen battling the blaze since r. gasoline bulk station explosion touched it off shortly before noon said tonight they could keep it confined to the area it has gutted unless a south wind springs up. Dead are: Chester Westom, 32, Minot. William Foster, Minot. The injured: Hobart Myers, Minot; Mrs. Clyde Bradley, Minot; Adam Run yan, Minot; Orton Nelson, Minot, and Edwin Brown, Williston. Westom was a shipping clerk in the Mandan Creamery and Pro duce com mv, located across tne street from the Westland Oil com pany’s bulk station where the ex plosion and fire originated. Foster was a pedestrian in the vicinity. Two oil stations with their tanks, three creameries, a grocery store, a cafe, a grain elevator, and an equipment company were destroy ed. —_— IX KILLED, 75 INJURED COLUMBIA, S. C.. July 21 — (JP) _ Eleven persons were killed and 75 injured in 87 automobile acci dents in South Carslina last week, the state highway department re ported today. Enforcement of driving laws during the week re sulted in suspensions of 98 driv er’s licenses. MAN KILLS SNAKE; HEAD BITES TAIL; HEAD KILLED AGAIN JACKSONVILLE, July 21 — (JP)— Here’s a little lesson on snake kill ing from Jim Kiernan, a Jackson ville florist, who learned the hard way. Kiernan caught a Copperhead snake in his backyard, cut it in half and threw the two parts into a tin can. The front end reared up and bit the tail end. The tail end swelled up and quit moving. Tnen Kiernan killed and buried the front end. Senate Group Doubles Fund Subcommittee Votes $300, 000 For Cape Fear River Dredging Work WASHINGTON, July 21—0P>—The Senate appropriation* subcommit tee today upped the Cape Fear River dredging funds from $100,000 to $300,000 along with approval of flood projects in the south. Approval by the Senate on the additional funds will be the final action on the project. Senator Umstead 0f North Caro lina said that he hoped the Senate would give “speedy approval” to the subcommittee recommenda tions. Also included in the recommen dations were other increases amounting to $1,200,000 for North Carolina Waterways. The Senate raised the 1948 ap propriations for the $57,730,000 Buggs Island reservoir on the Roanoke River from $3,800,000 voted by the House to the $4,800, 000 which Army engineers said was “essential” for best construction of the navigation, flood control and power program, Senator Um stead said. Beport ioa»y The full committee is expected to report today the 1948 War De partment civil functions appropri ations bill including the North Carolina items. Also recommended by the Ap propriations Subcommittee for the same amount as the House voted is the Neuse River project near Goldsboro for $285,200 and the Phil pott Dam in Virginia, on the Roa noke River development, for $250, 000. Georgia: Clarks Hill res.. Geor gia and South Carolina, $6,250,000 ($1,481,0001. North Carolina: Buggs Island res. Virginia and North Carolina, $4,800,000 ($3,800,000); Goldsboro $85,200 ($85,200). Rivers And Harbors: North Carolina: Cape Fear river at and below Wilmington $300,000 ($100,000). South Carolina: Winyah Bay $800,000 ($500.0001. Strike Of Engineers Ties Up Southern Pacific Line; Dutch Planes Strafe Ports ■ — _ Rocket Raids In Progress Government Fliers Machinegun Indonesian Airfields, Rail Lines BATAVIA, Java, Tuesday, July 22. —(U.R)— Dutch warplanes were reported machine gunning, bombing and rocket - blasting Indonesia air fields and rail lines today in a blazing follow-up of the action launched yesterday by Dutch air craft and armored units. The second day of air activity in the colonial war was reported by the Republican radio at Soeraltar ta. Radio Jogjakarta, voice of the Indonesian capita], was blanked by heavy static — possibly the result of Dutch jamming. The Republican radio reported a rocket raid on Malang, in South eastern Java, and a bombing and strafing attack or. Poerwokerto, 195 miles Southeast of Batavia. The Indonesian broadcast also said that hedge-hopping Dutch fighter planes machine-gunned a train at sunset yesterday near Sragen, on the railroad between Malang and Jogjakarta. Dutch sources had no comment pending issue of an army communi que later today. Batavia Quiet Batavia was relatively quiet this I morning, except for a noticeable increase in military traffic in the streets. The Dutch Air force spearheaded yesterday’s attacks, opening the See ROCKET RAIDS On Page Two Royall Denies Seeking Tar Heel Governorship ! WASHINGTON, July 21 —(IP)— | Secretary of War Kenneth Royall said tonight ‘‘I have not recently or at any other time made a public or private statement about st “Ic ing the Democratic nomination for governor in North Carolina in 1948.” Royall was asked by a reporter for comment on a report published by the Salisbury (N. C.) Post in a special dispatch from Washing ton that he likely would seek the nomination next year in his home state. Back in April when Koyall was asked about similar reports he said he was “too busy” to be think ing about;the Tar Heel governor ship. A native of Goldsboro, N. C., and long prominent in American Legion and legal circles in his state, Royall has been talked of in Tar Heel political circles for a decade as a possible future gub ernatorial candidate. NEW WITNESSES IN ALIMONY CASE Famed Case Enters Second W e e k Of Litigation At Wentworth WENTWORTH, July 21 —(£>)— The defense presented three new wittnesses today as the Mattie Eggleston alimony and partner ship suit against her husband, Frank Eggleston, went into its second week. Geraldine Strickland, the Eg gleston’s Negro maid, testified that she had often tended Mrs, Eggles ton in illness, sometimes massag ing her back, and had never seen marks of brutal treatment alleged by the plaintiff. Mrs. Eggleston is suing for II, 500 monthly alimony without di vorce, and half interest in her hus band’s business enterprises. P. W. Minter, a business as sociate of Eggleston, and Mrs. Minter, a cousin of the defendant, testified that Mrs. Eggleston stay ed in their home several times after she left her husband in June, 1946. Minter said she told him of her plan to enter suit and he counseled against such litigation, warning that she might lose the case, to which he said she replied, “if I See NEW WITNESSES On Page 2 INNUENDOES RILE MAJ. GEN. GROVES Wartime Director Of Atomic Bomb Project Denies Reports WASHINGTON, July 21—(U.B— Maj. Gan. Leslie Groves, -wartime director of the Army’s Manhat tan atomic bomb project, today angrily denied what he termed “reports and innuendoes’’ that he hsd “encouraged a campaign” to discredit the Civilian Atomic En ergy commission. In a special statement issued through the war department and drawn up at the request of Secre tary of War Robert P. Patterson, Groves said that the reports “are absolutely untrue.” "I am not nor have I ever been a party to any effort calculated to place the Atomic Energy com mission in an unfavorable light in the eyes of the American people,” he said. Asserting that he had long fav ored legislation to remove atomic energy development from the Army’s control, he recalled that in February, 1946, he told a con gressional committee that he be lieved the proposed atomic com mission must have “a civilian ma jority.” ; FORMER CONGRESSMAN from North Dakota John Baer, a cartoonist and Rep. Leo E. Allen of Illinois stand on the Capitol steps with the emblem submitted by the former for House approval in connection with a bill introduced by Allen. The measure proposes labeling all goods donated by the U. S. to the relief of war-torn coun tries. Indelible markings would show their origin destination and un salability. (International). Situation “Grave” Marshall Reveals i • NO CHANGE There has been no change In the status of the establishment of a Veterans’ Hospital in south eastern N'orth Carolina, Rep. Bayard Clark, from his Wash ington office, said yesterday. Rep. Clark’s statement follow ed a published story in yester day’s paper that hope for the hospital had almost faded. The slory was quoted from a Washington paper. But this story was an error, and Rep. Clark said that Wilmington may yet get the hospital since a delegation from the Veteran’s Administration is expected to come here soon and inspect this area for the possible location of the institution. Congressional Leaders Hear “Inside Story” On Diplomatic War WASHINGTON, July 21—(U.R>— Secretary of State George C. Mar shall told Ihe “inside story” of the world situation to a handful of Congressional leaders today and they came away from the secret conference with word that the pic ture he gave them was “grave.” None of the conferees — mem bers of the House Foreign Affairs committee and a select group from other key House committees — would reveal what Marshall told them at the locked-door meeting. They said they were sworn to secrecy before the secretary began what obviously was a frank and See SITUATION on Page Two Hay Fever Haven Hoses Streets For “Sneezers’ ’ KANE, Pa., July 21 —(IP)—'The business a sneeze built is expect ed to be bigger and better than ever in this hay fever haven this year. The rush of health visitors to the hilltop town, 2000 feet above sea level, already is well under way, a month in advance of the official August 15 sneeze deadline. For a half century—from mid August to the first frost — victims of ragweed pollen have flocked to Kane, a town of 6,500 on the Allegheny plateau in Northwestern Pennsylvania. Citizens and borough authorities work hand in hand to cover na ture’s discrepancies. A borough ordinance passed a decade ago makes it illegal to per mit weed and other plants giving off *neeze-provoking pollen to grow on Kane property. Brooms are shelved during the “season.” Citizens hose off their sidewalks instead of sweeping up ■clouds of dust and a fire hose is used to flush business section streets from time to time. PATROLMAN’S ADVICE COSTS HIM LOSS OF PAY FOR FOUR WEEKS YONKERS, N. Y., July 21 —UP) —Patrolman Frank Miller return ed to duty today minus $250—be cause he offered free advice. Miller was in a neighborhood tavern while on duty recently when a man approached him and told him he needed money to meet a monetary obligation. Miller’s advice: stick up a bank. The conversation was overheard and reported to Miller’s superiors. Miller was tried on charges and pleaded guilty, at the departmen tal trial, although he said he of fered the advice in jest. He was fined 29 days’ pay. Little Sally Ann O’Leary Tacks Her Leg Braces Away; If Your Tongue Rolls You Can Pronounce These Names Associated Press Comes To Public’s Rescue On Indonesia BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Here are the pronunciations, 0f names of some of the leading fig ures in the Indonesian-Dutch con flict and some of the place names figuring in the fighting. Acting Governor-General Huber tus J. Van Mook (Von Moke) 4 Lt. Gen. Simon H.Spoor (Spore) President Soekarn0 (Soo-Kar-No) Prime Minister Sjahrifoeddin (Shah-Ree-Food-Een) Lt. Gen. Soerdirman (Soor-Deer Mahn) Former Prime Minister Sjahrir (Shah-Reer) Deputy Prime Minister A. K. Gani (Gah-Nee) Jogjakarta (Jog-Jah-Kar-Tah) Bandoeng (Bahn-Doong) Bui'enzorg (Bwai-Ten-Zorg—“W” Set ASSOCIATED •■> Page Two Along The Cape Fear NAMES CHANGE — Changing with the tides of times in the south eastern section of North Carolina, along the Cape Fear, are the names of places and things. Probably nowhere else have ap pellations Been used and discarded as in Wilmington and vicinity. For example it will be noted in writings by Andrew J. Howell, that Southport was formerly Smithville and before that Fort Johnson. Also the Cape Fear River was known from time to time as the Charles River and then the Claren don River. And again the cape at the mouth of the river was formerly the Cape Fair and later the Cape Fear. Wilmington itself bore the names of Newton and New Liverpool. * * * ODD INCIDENTS — Also noted in How-ellT s book of Wilmington is the interesting story of the cause way across Eagle’s Island over in Brunswick county. Howell wrote that with the separation of Brunswick from New Hanover a project was started to construct a causeway across Eagle’s Island as part of an im proved roadway betw-een Wilming ton and Brunswick. The idea came about as a re sult of the difficulty of crossing the morass that formed the island. The collector of the port, Colonel William Dry, conceived the idea of using ballast from vessels coming into the harbor for the causeway. The work extended over a long period of time and was finally completed. Now the ballast of ships is often nothing but dirt aind this soil from See CAPE FEAK M Page Two Pittsburgh Child Walks Unaided After Baths At Famous Shrine PITTSBURGH, July 21 — OP) — Sally Ann O’Lsary’s braces are tucked away in i desk drawer today. She said she didn’t think she’d need them any more. The red-haired, freckled girl who returned this morning from an air journey to the shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes. France, grimaced slightly, as she closed the drawer on the steel and leath e: bands. “I feel much better,’’ she said. “1 don’t expect to wear those braces anymore.” To prove it, she walked about the room. Her steps were baiting, to be sure, but still she walked without reaching for furniture or ether aids. Mrs. Ellen O’Leary, who accom panied her twelve-year-old daugh (See PITTSBURG on Pago Two) SENATORS SUBMIT INSURANCE PLANS New Bill Would Establish Flexible Provisions Of Security Laws WASHINGTON, July 21 —UP)— A new national social insurance, program was proposed today by Senators Murray (D-Mont.), Wag ner (D-NY) and McGrath (D-KI). Senator Murray told the senate these were the principal features of the bill: 1. To establish flexible retire ment provisions for persons who become disabled for a period long er than six months before they reach age 65. 2. To reduce the retirement age from 65 to 60 under the old age in surance system. 3. To increase the earnings a beneficiary may receive without loss of his benefits from $14.99 to $30 a month. 4. To increase the minimum monthly benefit to $30 for a man and wife and the maximum from $85 to $120. 5. For payment of lump sum bu rial benefits equal to six months insurance in all cases where the person dies insured. 6. For payment of supplemen tary benefits for a disabled aged husband or widower or a retired insured woman and the continua tion of payments to a permanent ly disabled child after age 18. REWARD NORTH WILKESBORO. July 21 —(fp)—T. R. Parsons of Cricket today offered a reward of $100 for recovery of the body of his step child, Billie Miller, 8 who drown ed near Curtis bridge in the Yad kin river Saturday. Parsons said he had deposited the reward with Sheriff C. G. Poindexter. Pilots Leave Engine Cabs Brotherhood Members Walkout At Deadline; Settlement Expected SAN FRANCISCO, July 21—(an A strike by locomotive engineers against the Southern Pacific Rail road’s Pacific lines began at 6 p. m. PST tonight, but an hour and a quarter later, a spokesman for the union stepped out of a day-long negotiation meeting to predict a settlement tonight. In the day’s first optimistic statement from a union official, P. O. Peterson West coast chair man of the Brotherhood of Lo comotive Engineers, told news men. we readied a tentative agree ment on 20 out of 20 rules (foB which the brotherhood was sink ing). “We are hanging on language. I think there will be a settlement tonight.” As Peterson spoke, reports al ready had been received from more than a dozen cities that the strike had taken affect. Trains not al ready under way remained at terminals. Pickets appeared be fore company properties in several cities. Tile railroad announced half *n hour after the strike deadline that its first reports showed the engi neers had walked off the engine* at more than a dozen cities from Oregon to Texas, and that th« first pickets had appeared. At Many Points “The engineers have walked off the engines at West Oakland. Bakersfield, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Reno, Sparks, Nev., Eugene, Ore., El Paso, Tex., Sac ramento, Roseville, Calif., Odgen, Yuma and Tucson,” a company spokesman said. “In addition, property is being picketed at El Paso, Sparks. Og den, Yuma and Tucson.” Picketing also appeared at the company’s Third and Townsend streets station in San Francisco. The brotherhood called its strike to force the railroad to make changes in 19 working rules. Al though President Truman created an emergency board to intervene, See PILOTS On Page Two 1,500 FURNITURE BUYERS JAM SHOW High Point Exposition At tendance Expected To Set New Record HIGH POINT. July 21 —fP>~« There were so many buyers try* mg to get into the 14-story South ern Furniture Market Exposition building today that police were called to handle the crowd. Manager Paul Casey said a new record would be established for first day attendance when final tabulations were made tonight. More than 1500 buyers had regis tered by noon and they were still ‘coming strong,” Casey said. Tha opening day record of 1663 was set last January. This is the first summer show cf the Southern Market exhibitor* since the war. Casey said several trends were in evidence as the two-week show got under way. In the first place, he said, pric’* are expected to remain steady, which follows the New York and Chicago exposition trends. Keeping Pace Another point, he said, is s $efi nite indication that the textile in* dustry is keeping up with furni ture trends. Casey pointed to tha riot of bright and gay colors »! furniture coverings as an ex ample. ne ai.~o poimeu oui mat mucn covering on the show’s furniture was made of nylon—and also in multi-colored designs. Casey said that buyers who at* tended the New York and Chicago shows said the buying is much faster and brisker here, in fact, the quickest they ve seen since the war. The buyers also were lavish in their praise of th? local show, tell ing Casey that it was far superior to the other two in artistry am beauty. Casey said that there were mo than 300 exhibits of manufacture in the building ar.d more than private showrooms through town. And So To Bed The mother called In the father and a short consultation was held. “Son,” the father said "you will have to try to write better than this,” as he displayed *> sample of the 8-year-old yo*njp ster’s handwriting. “Well, Daddy.” the Htt!* tike answered, “If I learn to write better, then you will fuss with me about the way I spell. Daddy gave up.